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Re: Allowing @ in user names?

On Sat, Oct 07, 2006 at 06:32:31PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> Hi,
> in #389160, the bug submitter suggests allowing @ in user names, which
> adduser currently does not even allow when called with
> --force-badname.
> Is there any potential breakage to allow adduser --force-badname to
> create accounts with @ in user names?

I'm thinking of this slightly obscure service called email.  It might
possibly be affected by such brain damage.  Why can't the bug submitter
make to with +, ., and other such characters?



Roberto C. Sanchez

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